Bahrain’s Gulf Air inks MoU with DHL to explore commercial cooperation

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the world’s leading logistics company, DHL in order to explore opportunities for commercial, technical, and cargo collaboration.

Captain Waleed AlAlawi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Air, and Mr. Nour Suliman, Chief Executive Officer of DHL Express MENA, signed the MoU during a signing ceremony held at the national carrier’s headquarters.

Gulf Air now operates a fleet of Boeing and Airbus wide- and narrow-body aircraft to serve its network. The national carrier, known for its traditional Arabian hospitality, is dedicated to being an industry leader and providing products and services that reflect the changing needs and expectations of passengers.

Captain Waleed AlAlawi
Captain Waleed AlAlawi
Acting CEO
Gulf Air

“We are always keen to explore ways to enhance our commercial partnerships and to get involved in every related sector of the aviation industry. Logistics is an integral part of our day-to-day operations, and we are extremely impressed with the services provided by DHL. We look forward to embarking on mutually fruitful relations with this world-renowned courier.”

Mr. Suliman said that, “The aviation industry has its eyes set on recovery following the difficult year we had in 2020. The airways are opening up as COVID-19 restrictions gradually ease.”

“With this in mind, we are delighted to sign this Memorandum of Understanding with Gulf Air to set the stage for logistic services between Gulf Air and DHL and enhance our relations with one of the favorite airlines in the region,” he further added.

With over 400,000 staff in over 220 countries and territories, DHL daily operates help customers cross borders, reach new markets, and expand businesses. The logistics company delivers around 1,614,000,000 parcels per year and remains one of the most successful couriers in the world.

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